Articles by Stephen Bowen
By Stephen Bowen on Oct. 26, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
By Stephen Bowen on March 17, 2015, at 2:15 p.m.
By Stephen Bowen on May 12, 2013, at 11:48 a.m.
By Stephen Bowen on Nov. 04, 2012, at 9:57 a.m.
By Stephen Bowen on Feb. 14, 2012, at 5:37 p.m.
By Stephen Bowen on Jan. 03, 2011, at 7:45 p.m.
Former Waterville Mayor Paul LePage will become governor tomorrow, and bright and early Thursday morning, he will begin the hard work of turning around Maine’s ship of state. A prediction for …
By Stephen Bowen on Dec. 20, 2010, at 6:31 p.m.
With inauguration day fast approaching, Gov.-elect Paul LePage and his team have been working around the clock to fill positions in his administration.
By Stephen Bowen on Dec. 06, 2010, at 6:31 p.m.
Gov.-elect Paul LePage and his team have a pile of work in front of them. A generation of Democratic rule has left the state burdened by high taxes, high health care and energy costs, and the …
By Stephen Bowen on Nov. 22, 2010, at 8:51 p.m.
With voters having given them complete control of the State House for the first time in almost 50 years, Republicans have the opportunity to remake much of state government. The Legislature would be …
By Stephen Bowen on Nov. 08, 2010, at 6:38 p.m.
After more than 40 years in the wilderness, Maine’s Republicans have reached the Promised Land. They will, very shortly, take complete control of the state Legislature, and with Gov.-elect …
By Stephen Bowen on Oct. 25, 2010, at 6:24 p.m.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Libby Mitchell has talked a great deal about her experience, but not quite as much about her actual record. I’ve looked at it, and I have a few questions for …
By Stephen Bowen on Oct. 11, 2010, at 11:48 p.m.
Though jobs and the economy are doubtless weighing heavily on the minds of Maine voters this election season, transforming the state’s schools has emerged as a major issue in the race to become …
By Stephen Bowen on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:52 p.m.
It is hard for me to believe, but it was nearly nine years ago that the first OpEd column I ever wrote appeared in the Bangor Daily News. A lot has changed since then. My oldest daughter, then 2, …